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Lewis Hamilton: Ayrton Senna gift 'more special than trophies'

Speechless. I know that Ayrton was for many of you your favourite driver, and he was the same for me", a moved Hamilton said. So I am honoured to be honoured by that family. Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton ...

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Donald Trump Breaks Twitter Silence To Call James Comey "A Leaker"

The Republican president stopped short of saying that Comey lied under oath. He also referred to "so many false statements and lies" after Mr Comey boldly laid bare months of distrust of the...

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Theresa May's United Kingdom election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

Theresa May's United Kingdom election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

This has the unintended effect of propping up May's government, but Adams was clear on Friday they would not be tempted into dropping their abstentionist policy. The Times of London said in an edit...

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Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP deal talks continue

Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP deal talks continue

There was no mention of what concessions the DUP may have asked for, amid growing concern about the influence of a party opposed to abortion and gay marriage. The Conservatives won 318 seats in Thursd...

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British PM May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

British PM May fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

Labour had 262, up from 229, and the Scottish National Party 35, a loss of about 20 seats that complicates the party's plans to push for independence. "Imagine she survives until autumn of next year",...

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Trump to Reporters: Comey Statements Under Oath Weren't True

Trump to Reporters: Comey Statements Under Oath Weren't True

Trump fired Comey in May, saying "this Russian Federation thing" was on his mind when he made a decision to dismiss the head of the nation's top law enforcement agency while Comey was leading its...

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India urges Gulf nations to resolve Qatar crisis through talks

Qatar denies it backs extremist groups and says the allegations are politically motivated and meant to tarnish the country's image. Trump made his remarks on Friday despite a warning from the Pentag...

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RIP Adam West 1928

He was 88 years old. "And that is: if I am being turned down for other roles because of my association with Batman , then maybe what I should do is really embrace Batman ". " Adam West exemplif...

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Kuwait says Qatar is 'willing' to hold dialogue

As a result, hundreds of mixed-families are facing the grim prospect of being separated from their loved ones. The escalating crisis in the Persian Gulf erupted Monday, when Saudi Arabia, the UAE, E...

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UK PM May agrees 'outline' power deal with DUP

UK PM May agrees 'outline' power deal with DUP

Newspapers said foreign minister Boris Johnson and other leading party members were weighing leadership challenges. There was no mention of what concessions the DUP may have asked for, amid growin...

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PM Lee congratulates British Prime Minister Theresa May

PM Lee congratulates British Prime Minister Theresa May

But the story behind the swing to the opposition Labour Party in this quiet corner of England , forever associated with "The Canterbury Tales" of medieval poet Geoffrey Chaucer, helps explain why t...

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Theresa May to form minority government after poll setback

Theresa May to form minority government after poll setback

Sterling plunged against the dollar and the euro on Friday as the election result created even more uncertainty over the whole Brexit process. May is now expected to form a minority government w...

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Jeff Sessions To Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday

Comey's testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions wrote. He had been due ...

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For Trump, a prosecution of Comey would be a disaster

Trump also denied Comey's assertion, based on notes the former director made after a one-on-one dinner in January, that the president had asked him to declare his "loyalty". "Well, I'll tell you abo...

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London Bridge terrorists planned larger attack using heavy truck and Molotov cocktails

London Bridge terrorists planned larger attack using heavy truck and Molotov cocktails

At about 1730 GMT, the men drove to pick up the van before heading to Zaghba's home in east London . Security services have faced intense scrutiny after it emerged that Butt was known to police a...

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Theresa May's minority United Kingdom government agrees confidence and supply deal with DUP

Theresa May's minority United Kingdom government agrees confidence and supply deal with DUP

By Saturday mid-day, Timothy and Hill resigned, amid growing doubts inside and outside the party about the longevity of the minority government. Corbyn said that he still could become the United K...

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European Union chief calls on May to press ahead with Brexit talks

May confirmed Friday afternoon she will form a Westminster government, helped by members of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). British politicians differ widely on what they want from...

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Theresa May's top advisors quit after election failure

Theresa May's top advisors quit after election failure

One of the criticisms levelled at Mrs May is that she allowed Mr Timothy and Ms Hill to take effective control of the campaign, rather than the hugely experienced Sir Lynton. "I felt sorry for them an...

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Downing Street: May, Democratic Unionist Party Have Not Reached Deal

Ruth Davidson, the Scottish Conservative leader , said that she was more committed to LGBT rights than the party. Senior party figures have cautioned against any immediate leadership challenge, sayi...

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United Kingdom government agrees outline deal with DUP for support

United Kingdom government agrees outline deal with DUP for support

The Downing St. resignations came as May worked to fill jobs in her minority government and replace ministers who lost their seats on Thursday. At 7.30pm on Saturday, Downing Street issued a stateme...

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Theresa May announces she WILL form Government

A man picks up a newspaper reporting the development following Britain's general election at a shop in Westminster in London , Saturday June 10, 2017. She did not, however, provide details of the...

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London attackers tried hiring 7.5 tonne lorry

The attempted truck hire failed because Butt failed to provide payment details. "Where might the attackers have bought them from?" The Metropolitan Police said the men had rented a flat in Barking t...

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United States soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan, according to the Pentagon

United States soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan, according to the Pentagon

Airstrikes by American warplanes have greatly increased in recent months, as US President Donald Trump considers requests from military commanders for thousands more global troops. The shooter was kil...

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United Kingdom election: Theresa May's two key advisers resign after party's poor performance

United Kingdom election: Theresa May's two key advisers resign after party's poor performance

He also argued that the result was not due to the "absence of support for Theresa May and the Conservatives but an unexpected surge in support for Labour ", despite Mrs May losing seats. May said...

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Professor eats his pro-Brexit book after election stunner

Professor eats his pro-Brexit book after election stunner

May is clinging to power despite losing her Commons majority . May, however, has indicated she will not step down, calling for "stability" after the election . "May's departure from Downing St.is r...

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Markets paying close attention as United Kingdom election results roll in

Markets paying close attention as United Kingdom election results roll in

See:U.K. election - So what is a hung parliament? "The result is likely to call the position of the Prime Minister into question, the government is likely to be relatively weak, and the result furth...

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Trump Pledges to Abide by NATO's Article 5

Trump Pledges to Abide by NATO's Article 5

He says, "Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future". After reporters pressed again, Trump said he would disclose that "in a very short period of time". The Russia investig...

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Anti-Sharia protests, pro-Muslim counter protests, happen across America

Around 75 people gathered on the plaza in front of Seattle City Hall today as part of a nationwide series of "Marches Against Sharia" organized by the anti-Muslim group ACT for America . A represen...

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Kaine: Comey's Testimony About Russia and Trump, Not Hillary

Kaine: Comey's Testimony About Russia and Trump, Not Hillary

And, again, you look back in hindsight, you think should I have resisted harder? The Republican questioned Comey during Thursday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, focussing on the FBI's inves...

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U.S. lawmakers press intelligence chiefs on Russian Federation ahead of Comey hearing

U.S. lawmakers press intelligence chiefs on Russian Federation ahead of Comey hearing

NSA Director Mike Rogers says he has not yet received an answer from the White House about whether the president meant to invoke the authority afforded to him to withhold certain communications from t...

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British PM under fresh pressure as top aides quit

British PM under fresh pressure as top aides quit

That means the DUP will back the government on key votes, but it's not a coalition government or a broader pact. May put on a fearless face after Thursday's vote, expressing sorrow for the MPs who l...

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Israeli court orders journalist to pay Netanyahu damages for libel

Israeli court orders journalist to pay Netanyahu damages for libel

The magistrate court in Tel Aviv ruled Sunday that Igal Sarna libeled the couple for writing a Facebook post that claimed the prime minister's wife kicked the Israeli leader out of their vehicle dur...

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Madhya Pradesh farmers protest: Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends fast on second day

The Chief Minister assured that justice would be done and the culprits would be punished. After being denied entry into the curfew hit area on safety grounds, the delegation comprising Sanjay Singh,...

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3 documentaries banned from taking part in Kerala fest

3 documentaries banned from taking part in Kerala fest

Three documentaries based on "socially relevant themes" have been denied censor exemption certificate by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry, The Indian Express reported on Sunday. "So I guide...

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Theresa May's top aides resign after election fiasco

As it turns out, Labour polled at 40.3% meaning that Goodwin was going to have to literally eat his words. A source said Mr Corbyn has also been making a number of phone calls in what is a highly un...

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Tick-tock: European Union says time pressing hard to start Brexit talks

Tick-tock: European Union says time pressing hard to start Brexit talks

While the 27 would quite possibly be willing to extend to Britain the same kind of access to EU markets that they offer to Norway or Switzerland, they have made clear that that would mean Britain cont...

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Donald Trump to Qatar: Stop funding terrorism, stop killing, stop teaching hate

The United Arab Emirates welcomed "President Trump's leadership in challenging Qatar's troubling support for extremism". "For Qatar, we want you back among the unity of responsible nations", Tru...

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Snap polls fallout: Theresa May's closest advisers resign

Corbyn says there's enough opposition in Parliament and in May's own party to topple the government. Most of May's cabinet members have kept quiet on the issue of her future, adding to speculation tha...

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Russian Federation plays elder statesman, calls for talks to end Gulf crisis

For years, Gulf states and Egypt have resented Qatar's ties to the moderate Muslim Brotherhood movement along with its sponsorship of the pan-Arab television network al-Jazeera. Calling upon Saudi ...

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John McCain's Excuse For His James Comey Hearing Performance? Late-Night Baseball

When asked why he did not object to this request, Comey said he thought, "This isn't a hill worth dying on, and so I just said, 'Okay.' The press is going to completely ignore it - and that's what h...

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